Kirkner Family History

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Kirkner Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kirchner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kirker, Karner, Kiker, Kiner, Kriner, Kiener, Ikner, Kirsner, Kirner

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Kirkner Family Origin

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Kirkner Family Occupations

What did your Kirkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkner. A less common occupation for the Kirkner family was Barber. The most common Kirkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kirkner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Teamster

    7%
  • Barber

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kirkner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kirkner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirkner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirkner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirkner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kirkner. For the veterans among your Kirkner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkner lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kirkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kirkner in 1942 was 44, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirkner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirkner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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